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    • TRANSITIONAL PAGE
    • The Five Themes of Geography Theme 1: Location
    • Warm Up Question
      • Where are you right now? What are some landmarks that might help someone who doesn’t know where Tamanend is find this location?
    • A Quick Review……….
      • What are the lines on the globe that run east to west, but measure north to south (how far something is from the equator)
      • What are the lines on the globe that run from the north pole to the south pole, but measure how far a location is from the Prime Meridian?
      • When writing latitude and longitude, which comes first?
      • REMEMBER “A” BEFORE “O.”
    • V. The Other Location
      • A. What question is answered by the first theme of geography?
      • B. Where is it?
      • C. the answer can be in absolute terms (25*N 78*W)
      • D. Or relative terms
    • How many of you have relatives? Another typical Blair family reunion!
    • VI. Relative Location
      • A. Where an area is in RELATION to other places.
      • B. EX #1
      • C. Where is Tamanend Middle School?
      • D. East of Bristol Road
        • 1. North of Philadelphia
        • 2. South of Doylestown
      Where the heck am I ??
    • VII. Experimenting with Relative Location
      • A. Try these two activities to help understand relative location further.
      • B. Where is Mr. Blair’s desk in relation to something else in room #36?
      • C. Where are you seating in relation to something or someone else in room #36?
      Mr. Blair has more style and smaller ears.
    • You sunk my geography battleship!
      • Let’s practice our understanding of the First Theme of Geography – Location.
      • On your battleship grid draw 5 “ships”
        • Your “ships” should be drawn with dots, do not fill in the whole box.
          • 2 dot long ship
          • 3 dot long ship (x2)
          • 4 dot ship
          • 5 dot ship
          • Raise your hand if you have any questions!
    • You sunk my geography battleship!
      • Hide your sheet from your partner and GOOD LUCK 